The Elddis Xplore 402, a new model in the Xplore range has many new features – both inside and out. These include internal headroom of 6ft 5ins, a full height, high gloss rear panel with road lights, a fully bonded roof and a full height, high gloss, stone chip resistant front panel which has a one-piece front window.
Internally, there is an end-shower room, an offside kitchen and parallel seating with a centre chest of drawers.
The kitchen has a three-burner gas hob with a high speed burner (ideal for those quick and easy suppers) and the glass lid gives a bit of extra work space. The hob is complemented by a combination oven and grill; if black is your colour, it features in the sink and the décor panel of the fridge too.
Opposite the kitchen is a small dresser type unit with mains socket, TV point and bracket, and generous cupboards above and below.
The seating area is spacious, certainly there’s room for your friends to join you for a natter; if there are just the two of you then the pull-out table in the chest of drawers should suffice for a meal but if friends join you then there is a free-standing table too.
The sofas convert to a double bed measuring 1.850x 1.980 or two singles of 1.850 x 690 and there’s enough room in the locker space underneath for bedding and bulky items.
The shower room has a fully lined, square, white shower with a bi-fold door, storage units and an oval style washbasin, a new style for this year. Heating and hot water is provided by the Whale space saving system with an 8L rapid heat up water tank both controlled by the Whale I.C control panel. There are two blown air ducts in the caravan.
The interior colour scheme is simple with walnut lookalike furniture, there are contrasting cream eye-level units in the kitchen, sprung upholstery seating, chocolate bamboo effect duty flooring with a carpet runner, cream unlined curtains with contrasting borders and contrast piping on the scatter cushions.
The exterior is simple and easy on the eye, featuring a practical large gas bottle locker for two gas bottles with fitted gas regulator.
The new layout in this popular, budget and lightweight model will be popular as it’s pretty spacious for its size – the end washrooms are sure to be a hit with couples. Adding optional security features such as the BPW Diamond wheel lock for £299 will give you peace of mind and will be reflected in the cost of insuring the Xplore 402 caravan.
Cost to insure: £190*
- Berths; 2
- Length including towbar; 5.960m
- Internal length; 4.30m
- Overall width; 2.180m
- Headroom; 1.950m
- MRO; 993kgs
- Plated MTPLM; 1139kgs
- Overall height including a TV aerial; 2.575m
Recommended Retail Price: £12,999.00**
For more information; visit the Xplore website
*Caravan insurance cost based on Elddis Xplore 402 2 berth retailing for £12,999. Fitted with hitch lock and optional BPW Diamond axle wheel lock. Kept on drive at HX4 0BE. Caravanners over 30 years old, claim free for 3 years and a member of a caravanning club. £100 excess. 180 days European cover and up to £75 per day for up to 15 days emergency accommodation cover included. Legal expenses cover, extended European cover and other emergency accommodation expenses cover options are available at extra cost. Quote includes 10% online discount and 6% Insurance Premium Tax and is correct as of 10/10/13.
**Price is ex-works and includes VAT @ 20% but excludes a recommended retailer delivery charge of £495 including VAT which includes delivery and preparing your caravan for collection by you.